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incubation period for herpes zoster

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Shingles: Herpes zoster is the medical word for shingles. When you get chicken pox the virus (herpes) rests in a nerve of your spine. Years later, if you are un ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Shingle's Diet : There is no well studied scientific evidence that a certain food should be eaten or avoided in setting of herpez zoster (shingles). A healthy varied d ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vitaliy Krol
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes zoster : Classic presentation is dermatomally-based unilateral eruption, mostly vesicles, later forming scabs, Thoracolumbar most frequent. Facial or eyes inv ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Yes: According what I have read online.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
It is possible: that Herpes Zoster opthalmicus causes lagophthalmos.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
VHZ India?: ± 1 million cases/year in usa and 1, 5 million cases in the european union. Couldn't find recent data for india. Try who http://www.Who.Int/en/ you ca ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Lagophthalmos causes: Lagophthalmos the inability to close the eyelid completely. This results from damage to the 7th cranial nerve or 'facial' nerve. There are many possib ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
You could say that: Herpes zoster (shingles) is generally a disease of the skin. However, it's possible to get zoster meningitis (infection in the spinal fluid), encepha ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience Dermatology
Herpes zoster: If a person is breaking out with shingles (herpes zoster reactivation) there is internal antiviral medication that the person should start immediately ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Just be gentile water will not harm the rash but it is very painful . It is nerve pain so what may seem to be an innocuous thing could be very painfu ... Read More

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